An interesting view on social groups and their problems
gafisher at sprynet.com
Tue Nov 6 10:36:59 UTC 2007
>> "Emlpoyment below 5%, 4 years of solid (and occasionally spectacular
growth), and the government revenues up following a tax cut (surprising only
to the NYT)?"
Heh heh. Stand by for "sure, but what KIND of jobs?" arguments, along with
the ever-popular "war-based economy" dodge. C'mon, Blake, wake up; the
glory years of the Carter administration must not be forgotten. We have
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From: "Blake" <blake at kingdomrpg.com>
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Subject: Re: An interesting view on social groups and their problems
> On Mon, 05 Nov 2007 20:52:27 -0800, tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org> wrote:
> > Makes a worrying amount of sense to me.
> I'm not sure why it should be worrisome; It wouldn't exactly be tragic to
> have to implement some controls for managing a community. Maybe when all
> those OLPC kids come 'round....
> > Happily a lot of us are gainfully employed right now (which amazes me
> > considering the dreadful state of the US economy, but there you are)
> Hmmmm. Maybe it's not so surprising.
> Emlpoyment below 5%, 4 years of solid (and occasionally spectacular
> growth), and the government revenues up following a tax cut (surprising
> only to the NYT)?
> I could live with that kind of dreadfulness.
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